Terms of Use

QDS Systems, a corporation duly incorporated under the laws of the State of Louisiana and having its head office at Baton Rouge, Lousisana, hereby presents this general notice to all personnel who utilize any information that QDS Systems provides.

Trademark Information

QDS Systems, the QDS Systems logo among others, are trademarks and/or service marks of QDS Systems.

Copyright Information

QDS Systems’s products, services, web content and related materials (collectively, “Materials”) are owned by QDS Systems and/or its licensors, and all rights in such Materials are reserved by QDS Systems and/or its licensors. All information at this site is protected under the copyright laws of the United States and in other countries. In addition, certain information may be copyrighted by others. Unless otherwise specified, no one has permission to copy, redistribute, reproduce or republish in any form any information found at this web site.

Risk of Loss

All items purchased and shipped from QDS Systems are shipped pursuant to a contract between QDS Systems and our clients.

Reservation of Rights

QDS Systems, including its subsidiaries, reserves all rights with respect to its trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names and other indicia (“Marks”). QDS Systems does not routinely accept or review specific requests for guidance on the use of its Marks. Unauthorized use of any QDS Systems-owned Mark, or of any mark that is confusingly similar to, or likely to cause confusion with, a QDS Systems-owned Mark, may constitute an infringement of QDS Systems’s trademark rights. This document does NOT constitute any form of license to use any QDS Systems-owned Mark. If you have questions about the proper use of others’ marks, you should consult a qualified attorney. No QDS Systems employee is authorized to provide guidance on the use of QDS Systems-owned Marks, nor to give permission to use any QDS Systems-owned Mark, except by formal written license agreement published by QDS Systems or signed by an authorized signing officer. Any promise, agreement, guidance or other
representation by any QDS Systems employee (other than by a formal license as described herein) is invalid and cannot be relied upon.

Referential Use Only

You may make purely referential use of QDS Systems-owned Marks as described in this section, but you should consult your own legal counsel on what does or does not constitute proper referential or nominative fair use of another company’s marks, and what may constitute an unauthorized or infringing use. When referencing QDS Systems-owned Marks, use of logos is NOT allowed without a written license from QDS Systems. Referential uses of QDS Systems-owned Marks must only be made in plain text. Plain-text use of QDS Systems’ Marks in commercial contexts may only be made for purposes like describing basic file format or data integration compatibility (in the case of software), ability to train others on the use of QDS Systems products (in the case of such services) or true, factual statements as to the nature of any relationship with QDS Systems, where one exists. Any use QDS Systems’ Marks or of statements that imply endorsement, affiliation, certification or other relationship – where none exists – are strictly prohibited. Use of QDS Systems’ Marks within other companies’ product names, service names, company/trade names, DBAs, domain names or other indicia is strictly prohibited.

Trademark Symbols and Legends

Referential use of QDS Systems’ Marks should include the proper trademark symbol. Registered trademarks and Registered service marks bear the “®” symbol, whereas unregistered trademarks bear a “TM” symbol, and unregistered service marks bear an “SM” symbol. Where possible, QDS Systems requests that those who make reference to QDS Systems’s products with their associated Marks also provide a short ownership attribution statement somewhere within those materials. Any attribution should be worded generally as shown in the following example: “QDS Systems is a trademark and service mark of QDS Systems.”

Limitation of Liability

QDS Systems provides the website Information for informational purposes and for your general interest and entertainment only. By using the website Information you hereby agree not to rely on any of the information contained herein. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall QDS Systems be liable for your reliance on any such information nor shall QDS Systems be liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in these Sites or the materials in any sites linked to these Sites, even if QDS Systems or an QDS Systems authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall QDS Systems’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence) or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing these Sites.